Year 9 - Geography

For teachers of Year 9 Australian Curriculum: Geography. The Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA) has put together this Pinterest board to assist teachers to plan, teach, assess, and report using free quality digital curriculum resources.
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Queensland state school teachers should continue to access C2C materials via OneSchool.

Queensland state school teachers should continue to access materials via OneSchool.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

The Geography Teachers' Association of Queensland Inc. (GTAQ) is the professional organisation representing Geography teachers in Queensland.

GeogSpace is an initiative of the Australian Geography Teachers Association (AGTA) supported by the resources of Education Services Australia (ESA). GeogSpace offers quality primary and secondary geography resource materials for all teachers of geography.

GeogSpace has been designed to provide materials to support primary and secondary teachers in implementing the Australian Curriculum: Geography. I Support for geography including background information for teachers can be found here

The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.

The Social Educators Association of Queensland (SEAQ) is the state professional body for social educators and community members interested in the advancement of social education in Queensland.

A geographical focus on 'Choose your own statistics' - Geography (6,8,10). This teaching resource demonstrates ways in which real data can used to support geographical enquiry.  It is based on the interactive learning resource Choose your own statistics, where data is presented in the form of infographics, graphical representations and data tables. It also includes supporting information on each topic.

ConCensus - Geography,Mathematics - Bring Australian statistics to life with ConCensus – a data visualisation game which allows you to interact with real data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics 2011 Census.

Geography -  careers - Take the first steps to finding your dream job. Discover your strengths to help find the right career path for you. Myfuture is Australia’s free online career information service from Education Service Australia. It has been created to assist career planning, career pathways and work transitions. Create an account to access the interactive Bullseye website to start exploring career pathways by selecting a learning area you enjoy.

Rural studies - If you enjoy or are good at this learning area, consider the occupations in this myfuture.

Poor man's crop, rich man's food - Geography (6,9,10). Cashews are expensive to buy, but Indonesian cashew farmers don't get paid a high price for them. So who gets the profits? Trace the journey of cashews from farm to market with some farmers from Flores who grow them. Find out about a program aimed at addressing the profit issue, and see its impact on the wellbeing of farmers and their families.

Poor man's crop, rich man's food - Geography (6,9,10). Cashews are expensive to buy, but Indonesian cashew farmers don't get paid a high price for them. So who gets the profits? Trace the journey of cashews from farm to market with some farmers from Flores who grow them. Find out about a program aimed at addressing the profit issue, and see its impact on the wellbeing of farmers and their families.

Diminishing fish stocks: three points of view - Geography (9). Many people in the coastal community of Marlin depend on fishing to make a living. However, scientists warn that fish stocks are dangerously low and want to ban fishing of certain species.  Investigate the pros and cons of banning commercial fishing. Gather three different opinions from local residents.  Recommend the best course of action.

Diminishing fish stocks: three points of view - Geography (9). Many people in the coastal community of Marlin depend on fishing to make a living. However, scientists warn that fish stocks are dangerously low and want to ban fishing of certain species. Investigate the pros and cons of banning commercial fishing. Gather three different opinions from local residents. Recommend the best course of action.

Green machine: sedan - Geography (9). Consider the impact that vehicles have on our planet. See if you can build a passenger car that causes as little harm as possible to the environment.  Choose a body size, engine size, fuel type and accessories.  Compare the greenhouse gas emissions of the vehicle with a target figure set by the government. If your car produces emissions above the target, rebuild it to reduce its impact on global warming.

Green machine: sedan - Geography (9). Consider the impact that vehicles have on our planet. See if you can build a passenger car that causes as little harm as possible to the environment. Choose a body size, engine size, fuel type and accessories. Compare the greenhouse gas emissions of the vehicle with a target figure set by the government. If your car produces emissions above the target, rebuild it to reduce its impact on global warming.

Biomes and food security – C2C Geography Year 9 Unit 1. Independent and Catholic schools link. Students investigate the inquiry questions ‘What are the causes and consequences of change in places and environments and how can this change be managed? and ‘What are the future implications of changes to places and environments?’. Students investigate biomes, food production and food security using studies drawn from Australia and across the world...

Creating digital texts - English Year 1 Unit Link for Independent and Catholic schools. This is an extensive teaching unit in which students listen to, read, view and interpret a series of narrative texts to create a digital innovation.

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